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    Romeo and Juliet Movie Comparison The classic play of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare has been turned into a movie which are directed by Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann. These two movies are similar and different in many ways and the directors of each play tried to put their spin on this classic play. There are many scenes which are different and similar but one is Act 5 Scene 3. One difference is that when Romeo came to find Juliet she was in a church while in the newer movie but in the older movie she was in the Capulet’s vault. When Romeo discovers Juliet in the older movie she is in the Capulet’s vault alongside Tybalt this vault is in a cemetery and is very dingy and dark. In the newer movie Juliet is discovered in a church…

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    Star-Crossed Lovers The Shakespearean play, Romeo and Juliet, is one of the worlds most known tragedies. Rather than the use of a bright setting, director Franco Zeffirelli uses techniques using music to support their love in the scene, while another director by the name of Baz Luhrmann primarily uses setting rather than the film’s music. Both cinematic versions of the same play are different from each other in the way they are directed. Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann use cinematic…

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    Franco Zeffirelli’s 1990 adaptation of Hamlet, with its streamlined plot, may be a Shakespearian purist’s worst nightmare, but it’s a godsend to struggling students, writes Finnian Cooney. Hamlet is the longest Shakespearian play totalling 4,042 lines. For any typical high school student, this Herculean task is daunting and quite frankly unattractive to read. English teachers recognise this and often try to help students get a better understanding of the play by showing them a film adaptation.…

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    Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann present two very distinct versions of the iconic balcony s c e n e f r o m W i l l i a m S h a k e s p e a r e ’ s R o m e o a n d J u l i e t . O n e i n t e r e s t i n g s i m i l a r i t y i s i n t h e m u s i c a n d h o w i t helps the scene along. The costumes are also similar, with similar colors representing characteristics of their relationship. The scenery of the Zeffirelli version, even with it being more true to the story, better suits the…

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    Shakespeare’s most famous play is called Romeo and Juliet, although traditionally a script now has been portrayed as a film various times. Two versions have been broadcasted and presented the most due to popularity, Baz Luhrmann’s 1997 and Franco Zeffirelli 1968. Both films used the same traditional language and actions however set in different eras used different costumes and props. This is a comparison between the two films Act one Scene one. ------ Franco Zeffirelli setting of Romeo and…

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    preventing the young lovers from being together. The play was a huge hit to the European population and four centuries later director Franco Zeffirelli transitioned Romeo and Juliet to the big cinema screens. Zeffirelli has not been the only director that transitioned Romeo and Juliet to the cinema screens. However, his production is the best film that closely mimics the major concepts and chronologically follows the events that occurred in the original play of Romeo and Juliet. Franco…

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    this marriage as I discussed above was a sinful marriage. Although asking for a revenge from his uncle the ghost, however, asks Hamlet not do revenge his mother “taint not thy mind, nor let your soul contrive against thy mother aught. Leave her to heaven” in other words let God to punish her. “And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge to prick and stick her” which means: let her be stung with the serpent she is coaxing in her bosom. The ghost reveal is enough to support my claim of Gertrude to…

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    In the two filmic portrayals of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the directors Baz Luhrmann and Franco Zeffirelli use music and camera angles and movement to accurately depict the ignorance of the character’s newfound love. Both Luhrmann and Zefferelli used music to convey a feeling of urgent ignorance in the balcony scene. Luhrmann accurately depicts the feeling of ignorance in this scene throughout it. He uses fast and lively music whenever Romeo and Juliet are together. The music tempo…

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    According to absoluteshakespeare.com during Shakespeare’s life, he was able to write thirty-seven plays in which were very popular such as Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, and A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream. The play that took all of pop culture by storm would end up being Romeo and Juliet there are many movies that were produced based on plays. In addition, the one that stands out above all the rest is Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet the film was made in 1968 and seems to…

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    “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so” (Shakespeare, 1599-1601). This quote was extracted from a play called Hamlet, which was written by Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon. Also, based on the information obtained, many people said that the Disney movie, Lion King, was derived from this play. Not only that, according to Buzzfeed (an Internet media company), this quote is one of Shakespeare’s most famous quotes. Even though he’s a very well known person and almost everyone in…

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